Celebration time: I’m honored that my travel essay, “Moorstones,” is featured beginning today as the “editor’s choice” on the TravelersTales.com website and on BestTravelWriting.com. The story recounts my trans-formative visits to the enigmatic ancient stone shrine at … Continued
Cornwall’s ancient stone sites offer haunting landscapes and ancient mysteries
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I have to admit that, for someone who travels a great deal, I am sometimes confused by ticket kiosks. And there’ll be a lot of them on my upcoming trip to England. For anyone whose similarly prone to confusion, here’s a simple guide and quick video that explains the process.
Used to traveling to wild places with Jack—where river crossings, jungle treks, temple climbing and cave crawling are the norm—my idea of travel fashion generally focueses on sturdy shoes, sun-blocking shirts, and my favorite jungle pants. But … Continued
Searching for the Anasazi: Betatakin Ruin at Navajo National Monument
Filed under: Great Ruins, Places, USA, Utah || Tagged under: Anasazi, Ancestral pueblo, Betatakin, canyons, Fallen Roof House, Featured, House on Fire, San Juan River rafting, Utah, Utah rafting
Traveling to Iran? Twenty books to enrich your trip—from history to archeology, religion, poetry, memoir, and the golden age of Persian art.
Burma: 1993, young Buddhist monks
Ancient Persia, Modern Iran: Planning a trip that spans cultures—and centuries.
A village cemetery with graves of the French war dead from the World War I battles of the Ainse along the Chemin des Dames near Soissons, France. Historical Photo.
An adventure traveler finds that even rest can be an adventure on a shady lanai on Hawaii’s garden isle, Kauai.